The impact of low socioeconomic status on health behaviours: Indigenous
Australians, rural communities, and gender
The correlation between individuals with a low socioeconomic status and poor
health behaviours is a prevailing issue in Australia, and is in
Gendered Health (Germov pg 122)
Gendered and health is a complex interaction between material circumstances, physical
entities, cultural processes and social organisation. The discussion here focuses on the
interplay between health and gender in
Understanding Gender-based Violence: Summary (WAVE Report)
Gender-based violence (GBV) against women is a human rights violation and both, a cause
and a consequence of unequal power relationships between men and women. It is a public
health issue with ser
The concept, gender, does not simply refer to reproductive or
physiological sex differences in humans. Using gender as a
sociological theoretical perspective, what sorts of health inequities
can it help us to understand?
The concept gender co
Indirectly affected ie careers
Social construction, stigma against disability
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Masculinity is harmful to mens health
Suicidal rate is highly linked to mental rate this then translate to l
Racism and Precarious Work in Australia today
Precarious work and racism and being at the bottom of the pile in society.
Slaving away: The dirty secrets behind Australia's fresh food.
It's in your fridge and on your table: the fresh food that we take for
The illness experience and disability
Body as machine-is essentially the medical view (also represent a
dominant view of health)
If it (body epitomised as a machine) isnt working welldrrepair
From biomedical viewdisability
Cultural and ethnicity
9. Culture influences ones belief and psychology, such as the degree
they see a doctor and seek for health, degree of interaction
Vip to think about the policy structures
Not looking at individuals only the policy, societ
The extreme correlation between individuals with a low socio-economic status
and poor health behaviours is a prevalent issue in Australia, and is
introspective of the social inequities that exist today.
When considering poor health behaviour
Imagining Health Problems as Social Issues
What is sociology and how can it be used to understand health and illness?
What social patterns of health and illness exist?
What is the social model of health and how does it differ from the medical model?